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"Women are like tea bags....you never know how strong they are until you put them in hot water!"
I make my own sunshine by bringing the outside-in... flowers, seashells, forcing bulbs, flowering branches, & water: an indoor fountain... bring sunshine into your home. -Pilgrimage Gal
I like to think of autoimmune diseases as a fashion statement: we model their life altering ever-presence while we strive to make that long journey down the runway. -KR
"Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye." --Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
"People tend to think that happiness is a stroke of luck, something that will descend like fine weather if you're fortunate. But happiness is the result of personal effort." -Elizabeth Gilbert
"Great spirits have always encountered opposition from mediocre minds." -Albert Einstein
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Seuss
"Anything's possible if you've got enough nerve." -J.K. Rowling
"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." -Lewis Carroll
Things work out if you let them.
"When it is dark enough, you can see the stars." Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I've been through it all, baby, I'm mother courage." --Elizabeth Taylor
"Yes, Mother. I can see you are flawed. You have not hidden it. That is your greatest gift to me." --Alice Walker
Never give up looking for a doctor or nurse who will hear you and see you for you. When you find it, that partnership will make all the difference.
"To the dumb question 'Why me?' the cosmos barely bothers to return the reply: Why not?" --Christopher Hitchens